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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Cross-Domain Policy Bug Lets Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019807
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019807
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1654   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 9 2008
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.0.115.0 and prior 9.0.x versions, 8.0.39.0 and prior 8.0 versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can conduct Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.

A remote user can create a specially crafted SWF file that, when loaded by the target user, will send arbitrary HTTP headers to an arbitrary target domain. This can be exploited to conduct DNS rebinding attacks by sending messages to a UPnP control point.

Nathan McFeters and Rob Carter of Ernst and Young's Advanced Security Center reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can conduct Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (9.0.124.0).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-11.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-11.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Apr 9 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Cross-Domain Policy Bug Lets Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.
Jun 3 2008 (Sun Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Cross-Domain Policy Bug Lets Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks
Sun has issued a fix for Solaris 10.



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